paper round


paper round
noun
the route taken when delivering newspapers every day
Syn: ↑paper route
Hypernyms: ↑path, ↑route, ↑itinerary

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paper round or (N American) paper route noun
(the job of making) a regular series of newspaper deliveries
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Main Entry:paper

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paper round UK US noun [countable] [singular paper round plural paper rounds] british
the job of delivering newspapers to a group of homes, or the group of homes that someone has to deliver newspapers to
Thesaurus: types of job or workhyponym general words relating to jobs and workhypernym

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ˈpaper round [paper round paper rounds] (BrE) (NAmE ˈpaper route) noun
the job of delivering newspapers to houses; the route taken when doing this

I used to do a Sunday morning paper round.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • paper round — paper rounds N COUNT A paper round is a job of delivering newspapers to houses along a particular route. Paper rounds are usually done by children before or after school. [BRIT] (in AM, use paper route) …   English dictionary

  • paper round — BrE paper route AmE n the job of delivering newspapers to a group of houses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • paper round — paper ,round noun count BRITISH a PAPER ROUTE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • paper round — (N. Amer. paper route) ► NOUN ▪ a job of regularly delivering newspapers …   English terms dictionary

  • paper round — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms paper round : singular paper round plural paper rounds British the job of delivering newspapers to a group of homes, or the group of homes that someone has to deliver newspapers to …   English dictionary

  • paper round — noun (C) BrE the job of delivering newspapers to a group of houses: Harry used to do a paper round before breakfast …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • paper round — (N. Amer. paper route) noun a job of regularly delivering newspapers …   English new terms dictionary

  • paper round — noun A trip where a paperboy delivers newspapers to the subscribers houses …   Wiktionary

  • paper route — paper routes N COUNT A paper route is the same as a paper round. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • paper route — noun 1. the route taken when delivering newspapers every day • Syn: ↑paper round • Hypernyms: ↑path, ↑route, ↑itinerary 2. the job of delivering newspapers regularly • Hypernyms: ↑employmen …   Useful english dictionary


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